Criteria:1. Interest in transferring to and graduating from a 4 year university or college2. G.P.A. of 2.0 or higher. (Students who do not meet this criterion should submit a letter of recommendation froman instructor or counselor with the application)3. A willingness to learn about the Latinx experience4. A willingness to participate in career and college field trips, service learning (community service), and mentoring events that take place outside of regular class time5. A willingness to enroll in ALL of the Puente course components fall through spring quarters6. Must be eligible to enroll in English 101 in the fall
PUENTE PROJECT AGREEMENT AND COMMITMENT TO PUENTE STUDENTS
1. Puente English courses each semester develop critical reading and writing skills necessary to succeed in collegeor university.2. Puente counseling and counseling-psychology courses each quarter to develop self-confidence, self-understandingand student success skills necessary to make it in college or university, a knowledge of resources,requirements and an educational plan necessary for transfer.3. Puente mentoring each semester by volunteers in professional careers to help develop skills necessary for theprofessional work world.4. Puente Educational, career and culture activities each semester that further support students in developingcareer and life goals.